Posts tagged ‘Emma Matthews’

Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto

Well, Opening Night was wonderful… The nerves stayed under control, and I loved singing the ‘Caro nome’, everything just fitted. My husband spoilt me with 3…

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Insights from a leading lady: the final dress rehearsal of Rigoletto

It’s the night after the General Dress Rehearsal. We had an incredible double Stage Orchestral day, where we sang through the Opera two and a half…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on the Rigoletto rehearsals III

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto‘s opening on the 26th June. Another terrific day! We started nice and early at the…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews blogs the Rigoletto rehearsals II

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room after today’s first dress rehearsal of Rigoletto. “Today we have a double Piano Dress rehearsal (where the…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto rehearsals

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto opening at the Sydney Opera House next week.

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Diva, interrupted: Opera and motherhood

Opera Australia’s leading ladies Cheryl Barker and Emma Matthews explain how they find balance between their lives as in-demand divas and their most important roles: being…

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